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Scientific Program

Scientific Program

Preliminary Program

Tuesday 12 March
8:30 Registration
9:00-9:30 Opening Ceremony
9:30-10:30 Inaugural Invited Conference.

Globe artichoke and cardoon forms between traditional and modern uses.

Dr. G. Pandino, Dr. Gaetano Pandino. University of Catania. Italy.
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
Session 1 Biodiversity and management of genetic resources
11:00-11:30 Keynote: Genetic Diversity in Cynara spp.: Assessment and management for its conservation and utilization.
Dr. Mario Pagnotta. University of Tucsia. Italy.
11:30-12:00 Oral Presentations
The globe artichoke genome database. (www.artichokegenome.unito.it).
Portis, E., Portis, F., Valente, L., Barchi, L., Lanteri, S., Acquadro, A. ITALY.
Effect of reactive oxygen species on germination of Cynara cardunculus (L.) varieties.
Puglia, G.D., Huarte, E.R., Calderano, P., Pappalardo, H.D., Toscano, V., Raccuia, S. ITALY.
12:00-13:00 Poster Visualization
S1-P1 Towards the CRISPR/Cas9-mediated knock-out of polyphenol oxidase genes in globe artichoke.
Moglia, A., Comino, A., Gianoglio, S., Lanteri, S. ITALY.
S1-P2 In vitro culture techniques as a tool for the conservation and valorization of local genetic resources of Cynara cardunculus L. var. scolymus (L.) Fiori.
Ruta, C., Tagarelli, A.M., Ancona, S., Verdini, L., De Mastro, G. ITALY.
S1-P3 Improvement of globe artichoke genome assembly obtained from a hi-c genomic library.
Acquadro, A., Barchi, L., Portis, E., Valentino, D., Lanteri, S. ITALY.
S1-P4 Alternative exploitation of Cynara spp. biodiversity in a green economy context.
Crinò P., Tolaini, V., De Rossi, P., Del Fiore, A., Mancini, L., Cuna, D. ITALY.
S1-P5 Cardoon male sterile clones.
Valentina, T., Ciancolini, A., Crinò, P., Capuzzi, L., Bastioli, C. ITALY.
13:00-15:00 Lunch
Session 2 Production, multiplication and seed production
15:00-15:30 Keynote: Main methods of artichoke multiplication and the role of seed multiplication.
Dr. Carlos Baixauli. Cajamar Foundation. Spain.
15:30-17.00 Oral Presentations
Seed treatment with endophytic fungi enhances yield and nutritional quality of seed-propagated artichokes.
Cardarelli, M., Rouphael, Y., De Pascale, S., Colla, G. ITALY.
Agronomic and productive response to different concentrations and number of treatments of gibberellic acid in artichoke cultivar Num 4011.
Baixauli, C., Giner-Martorell, A., Nájera-Juan, I., Aguilar, J.M. SPAIN.
Analysis of DNA methylation patterns associated with in vitro propagated globe artichoke plants.
Cerruti, E., Comino, C., Acquadro, A., Marconi, G., Albertini, E., Repetto, A.M., Pisanu, A.B., Pilia, R., Portis, E. ITALY.
The effect of seed priming on important germination index in artichoke under salinity stress.
Jajarmi, V., Kolahdoozian, A. IRAN.
16:30-17:00 Coffee Break and Poster Visualization. Sessions 2 and 3.
S2-P1 Integration of phenotypic a genotypic selection for the development of globe artichoke seed propagated varieties.
Mauromicale, G., Portis, E., Acquadro, A., Lo Monaco, A. Pesce, R., Lanteri, S. ITALY.
S2-P2 Blanca de Tudela and seed artichoke in Navarre.
Lahoz, I., Macua, J.I., Urmeneta, I., Juanena, A. SPAIN.
S2-P3 Study of agronomical behavior and quality characteristics of some seed-grown globe artichoke cultivars (Cynara scolymus L.) in the southeast of Spain.
Parra, J., Ortiz, M., García, J., Bartual, J. SPAIN.
S2-P4 Preharvest application of methyl salicylate: Effects on crop yield, quality and functional properties of artichoke (Cynara scolymus L.) at harvest.
García-Pastor, M.E. Zapata, P.J., Martinez-Espla, A., Martinez-Romero, D., Castillo, S., Valverde, J.M., Guillen, F.
Session 3 Growth conditions, water and nutrients
17:15-17:45 Keynote: Environmental stress and management strategies for artichoke: Review, analysis and trends.
Dr. Daniel Leskovar and Dr. Kuan Qin. Texas A&M University. USA.
17:45-18:45 Oral Presentations
Leaf and plant water use efficiency in globe artichoke cv ‘Spinoso sardo’ under different irrigation water managements.
Deligios, P., Chergia, A.P., Sanna, G., Solinas, S., Ledda, L. ITALY.
Artichoke culture preservation under saline conditions using arbuscular mycorrhiza and Trichoderma in La Vega Baja del Segura, Spain.
Erice, G., Colosimo, F., Lucini, L., Cirino, V., Bonini, P. SPAIN.
Farming system and organic soil sources: Influence on soil health, yield, and head quality of globe artichoke.
Leskovar, D., Othman, Y. JORDAN.
Effect of artificial vernalization on the production of Tunisian globe artichoke derived from nursery's ovoli: earliness, yield and quality traits.
Riahi, J., Nicoleto, C., Bouzaien, G., Sambo, P., Khalfallah, K.K. ITALY.
Comparison of high and low frequency drip irrigation in an artichoke crop.
Puerto, H., Rocamora, C., Abadía, R., Zapata, P.J., Valero, D., Martínez-Tomé, J. SPAIN.
  Poster Visualization
S3-P1 Effect of salt treatments on seedlings of five commercial artichoke hybrids.
Pagnotta, M.A., Egea-Gilabert, C., Fernández, J.A., Giménez, A. ITALY.
S3-P2 Principal Mechanism of tolerance to abiotic stresses in Cynara cardunculus L.
Toscano, V., Pappalardo, H., Genovese, C., Publia, G., Leonardi, C., Raccuia, S. ITALY.
S3-P3 Physiological and yield response of two `early´ globe artichoke cultivars to nitrogen fertilization.
Lombardo, S., Pandino, G., Mauro, R.P., Litrico, A., Mauromicale, G. ITALY.
S3-P4 Pre-harvest nitrogen application affected the overall quality of fresh-cut globe artichoke.
Lombardo, S., Pandino, G., Restuccia, C., Barbagallo R.N., Mazzaglia A., Ragonese, F., Pesce, G.R., Muratore, G., Mauromicale, G. ITALY.
S3-P5 Water productivity of globe artichoke under different irrigation regimes in cultivation for pharmaceutical purpose.
Salata, A., Nurzynska-Wierdak, R.,Buczkowska, H., Najda, A. POLAND.
S3-P6 Impact of different photoperiodic treatments on globe artichoke var. “Spinoso Sardo” (Cynara cardunculus L. var. scolymus Fiori) head traits and elementary composition.
Virdis, A., Fadda, A., Barberis, A., Ledda, L., Melito, S. ITALY.
S3-P7 Effects of gibberellic acid (GA3) different concentration treatments on Calico and Sambo F1 globe artichokes.
Bartual, J., Parra, J., Ortiz, M.
19:15 Touristic visit to Orihuela and Welcome Cocktail.
Wednesday 13 March
8:30 Registration
Session 4 Pest management
9:00-9:30 Keynote: Fungal diseases affecting artichoke production in Spain.
Dr. Josep Armengol and Mónica Berbegal. Polytechnic University of Valencia, Spain.
9:30-11:00 Oral Presentations
Biocontrol of artichoke fungal diseases in saline soil by altering microorganism populations using arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and Trichoderma.
Colosimo, F., Erice, G., Cirino, V., Ruzzi, M., Bonini, P.
Grafting globe artichoke on four Tunisian cardoon rootstocks: compatibility and cardoon responses versus Verticillium dahliae
Riahi, J., Khalfallah, K.K., Nicoletto, C.
Productive and agronomic behaviour of new cvs and lines of seed propagated artichoke.
Baixauli, C., Nájera-Juan, I., Aguilar, J.M., Giner-Martorell, A. SPAIN.
Effect of genotype and harvest time on the weed phytotoxicity of Cynara cardunculus L. leaf extracts.
Scavo, A., Pandino, G., Rial, C., Varela, R., Molinillo, J., Macias, F., Mauromicale, G. ITALY.
10:30-11:00 Poster Visualization
S4-P1 Reduction of Verticillium dahliae inoculum on soil by biosolarization.
Guerrero, M.M., Lacasa, C., Martínez, V., Martínez, M.C., Ramírez, B., Jara, A., Lacasa, A. SPAIN.
S4-P2 Zero-residue artichoke production by integrated pest management.
Almela, L., García-Martínez, N., Andreo-Martínez, P. SPAIN.
S4-P3 Epidemiology of Verticillium dahliae in artichoke crops in Region of Murcia (Southeast Spain).
Guerrero, M.M., Lacasa, C., Martínez, V., Martínez, M.C., Lacasa, A.
11:00-11:30 Coffee Break
Session 5 Postharvest, processing, and produce quality
11:30-12:00 Keynote: Postharvest handling of fresh artichokes and potential for processing as convenience products.
Dr. Giancarlo Colelli. University of Foggia. Italy.
12:00-13:30 Oral Presentations
Use of hyperspectral imaging for the discrimination of artichoke by variety and harvest time.
Babellahi, F., Amodio, M.L., Colelli, G., Berardi, A., Ricci, I.
Postharvest storage of artichoke in macro-perforate bags.
García-Pastor, M.E., Valero, D., Serrano, M., Zapata, P.J., Martínez-Romero, D., Guillén, F., Ruiz-Jiménez, J.M.
Effect of preharvest application of methyl salicylate as an elicitor at harvest and during postharvest storage of `Blanca de Tudela´ artichokes.
Martínez-Espla, A., García-Pastor, M.E., Zapata, P.J., Martinez-Romero, D., Castillo, S., Valverde, J.M., Guillen, F.
12:45-13:00 Poster Visualization
S5-P1 A systematic review of minimally processed artichoke.
Almela, L., García-Martínez, N., Andreo-Martínez, P.
S5-P2 From field to fork, 3 case studies to understand the globe artichoke supply chain.
Calabrese, N., Guyon, C., Jana, C., Martínez, J.P., Minisini, S., Vargas, S.
S5-P3 Present situation and perspective of the globe artichoke in the world.
Calabrese, N.
S5-P4 Quality traits of ready-to-use globe artichoke slices as affected by genotype, harvest time and storage time: Physiological, microbiological, biochemical and sensory aspects.
Restuccia C., Barbagallo R.N., Lombardo S., Pandino G., Mazzaglia A., Licciardello F., Strano M.G., Pesce G.R., Muratore G., Mauromicale G.
S5-P5 Agronomic behavior of cardoon varieties in Navarre.
Lahoz, I., Macua,J.I., Urmeneta, I., Juanena, A.
S5-P6 Sensory properties of canned cardoon hearts in relation to genotype.
Melilli, M.G., Argento, S., Scandura, S., Pagliaro, A., Calderaro, P., Di Bella, M.C., Branca, F.
S5-P7 Shelf life and sensory properties of processed cardoon hearts.
Melilli, M.G., Argento, S., Scandura, S., Pagliaro, A., Di Bella, M.C., Branca, F.
S5-P8 Improvement of the shelf life of minimally processed artichoke through antimicrobial and antioxidants agents.
Núñez-Delicado, E., Gómez, P., Gabalón, J.A., Sánchez-Guijarro, M.
S5-P9 Effect of salicylic acid on quality attributes of artichokes `Blanca de Tudela´ during post-harvest storage.
Guillén, F., Valero, D., Castillo, S., Martínez-Romero, D., Ruíz-Jiménez, J.M, Valverde, J. M., Zapata, P.J.
13:30-15:30 Lunch
Session 6 Bioactive compounds
15:30-16:00 Keynote: Bioactive compounds with health benefits of artichoke and cardoon.
Dr. Daniel Valero. University Miguel Hernández. Spain.
16:00-17:30 Oral Presentations
Polyphenols profile in globe artichoke as affected by intraspecific competition.
Pandino, G., Lombardo, S., Bonomo, A., Mauromicale, G.
Variation in polyphenolic composition and physiological characteristics of `Blanca de Tudela´ cultivar affected by irrigation system.
Giménez, M.J., Abadía, R., Valero, D., Serrano, M., García-Pastor, M.E., Medina-Santamarina, J., Martínez-Esplá, A., Zapata, P.J.
Phytochemical and biomolecular analyses of wild edible Sardinian thistles and evaluation of their potential anti-inflammatory activity.
Marengo, A., Sanna, C., Maxia, A.,Bertea, C., Fumagalli, M., Sangiovanni, E., Dell'Agli; M., Bicchi, C., Cagliero, C., Rubiolo, P.
Production of cardoon (Cynara cardunculus L.) sprouts with high nutraceutical value: First results.
Toscano, V., Genovese, C., Putrino, A., Puglia, G.D., Venticinque, M., Raccucia, S.
  Poster Visualization
S6-P1 Phenolic compounds, antioxidant activity and lignin content of “Spinoso sardo” artichoke grown under different photoperiods.
Virdis, A., Fadda, A., Barberis, A., *Ledda, L., Melito, S.
S6-P2 Characterization and antioxidant activity of Sicilian commercial cardoon honeys.
Raccuia, S., Genovese, C., Arlotta, C., Venticinque, M., Caldeano, P.
S6-P3 Genotype influence on antioxidant compounds content in Cynara cardunculus (L.).
Pappalardo, H.D., Genovese, C., Puglia, G.D., Martines, L., D'Amante, G., Toscano, V., Raccuia, S.
S6-P4 Bioactive compounds in pollen of Cynara cardunculus var. altilis: first results.
Toscano, V., Genovese, C., Leonardi, C., Arlotta, C., Pappalardo, H., Raccuia, S.
S6-P5 Total caffeoylquinic acids and flavonoids in leaves of Cynara cardunculus cardoon forms.
Pandino, G., Gattesco, F., Bosisio, S., Lombardo, S.,Scavo, A., Mauromicale, G.
S6-P6 Total polyphenol content and antioxidant activity in a collection of sicilian globe artichocke ecotypes.
Lombardo, S., Pandino, G., Scavo, A., Mauromicale, G.
17:30-18:00 Coffee Break
18:00-18:30 "Las alcachofas de Caravaggio"
Mr. Valeriano Venneri. Crítico e historiador de arte.
18:30-19:30 ISHS Working-group Artichoke Business Meeting.
  • List of potential candidatures for the next XI Artichoke Symposium in 2022.
  • Candidature presentation (10-15 min each).
  • Decision regarding location for the XI Artichoke Symposium.
  • Nomination or re-nomination WG chair.
  • Any other business.
Thursday 14 March
8:30-18:00 One day Technical Visit + Lunch
8:30 Departure. In front of the Casino (near Hotel Tudemir)
9:15 Visit to the experimental station La Palma (Torre-Pacheco, Murcia). Numhems-BASF.
11:00 Departure to field cultivation of SAT OLÉ (Vega Baja- Alicante)
14:00 Lunch. Sponsored by the city holl of Almoradí.
16:00 Departure to Subasta La Redonda de los Huertos (La Campaneta, Orihuela).
17:45 Back to the hotel.
21:00 Gala dinner
Friday 15 March            Jornada Técnica (Sesión 7)
9:00-9:30 Conferencia: Alcachofa: Enfermedades del suelo en los cultivos del sureste español y su manejo.
Dr. Alfredo Lacasa. IMIDA, Murcia. Spain.
Manejo Integrado de microorganismos en el cultivo de la alcachofa. Dr. Felix Fernández Martín, Director I+D SYMBORG de España y Portugal.
La agrobiotecnología como aliado para la mejora de los cultivos. Sr. Guillermo Vázquez, Departamento Técnico de Probelte.
Aplicación de microorganismos beneficiosos para la Agricultura: casos de éxito de micorrizas y Trichoderma en alcachofa. Sr. Héctor Rodríguez Lozano, Área Manager de ATENS, zona de Murcia y Alicante.
10:15-11:00 Mesa redonda. Moderador Sr. Bartolomé Ramírez, Director Técnico SAT OLÉ.
11:00-11:30 Pausa café
Perspectivas del mercado nacional e internacional de la alcachofa. Nunhems-BASF.
Post-recolección de alcachofa: innovación y nuevos productos. Dr. Giancarlo Colelli, Universidad de Foggia, Italia.
Caracterización funcional de doce variedades de alcachofa para su procesado industrial. Dr. Pedro J. Zapata. UMH.
Comercialización de alcachofa y tendencias de mercado en Europa. Sr. Pepe Ortuño, Director Comercial de Olé.
12:30-13:15 Mesa redonda: Moderador Dr. Carlos Baixauli, Fundación Cajamar.
Sr. Antonio Galindo, presidente de la Asociación para la Promoción y Consumo de Alcachofa en España.
Sr. Diego Martínez. Presidente de la Asociación Alcachofa Vega Baja.
13:30 Ceremonia de Clausura y Comida